Graduate Students

Community for International Graduate Students

Community for International Graduate Students

April 15, 2020

The Bok Center strives to be a place where teachers and scholars at all stages of their careers can find community, and it has been important to us to maintain that during these challenging times.

We have helped international graduate students stay connected through Community Check-ins: Connect and Chat, a drop-in conversation hour for international scholars and undergraduates to share ideas for teaching, learning, and living.... Read more about Community for International Graduate Students

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Lessons from Game Design: 3 Reasons to Add “Turns” to Your Online Class

April 14, 2020

As we are all gaining experience with remote teaching and learning, we are pleased to share a post on lessons from game design. Learning Lab Graduate Fellow Ceci Mancuso reflects on the mechanics that asynchronous online games use to connect players across the globe and what those mechanics can teach us about designing asynchronous experiences for our students.... Read more about Lessons from Game Design: 3 Reasons to Add “Turns” to Your Online Class

2020 Apr 30

STEM Journal Club

12:00pm to 1:15pm

Location: 

https://harvard.zoom.us/j/470650370

Please RSVP by the Monday of the meeting week.

For the schedule, readings, and to RSVP, visit: STEM Journal Club Canvas Site

Journal clubs meet biweekly during the academic year to examine recent literature in teaching and learning on various topics according to faculty interest. Faculty and graduate students are welcome to attend. Because journal club meetings are held over lunch, we request that participants RSVP in advance.

Our science education journal club...

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2020 Mar 26

Problem-based Sections (STEM)

11:00am to 12:00pm

Led by Marty Samuels, Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning

Join this session to explore remote teaching resources together, have a chance to raise questions and hear ideas from other TFs, and try out the features of Zoom to see what your students will experience when you teach. This session will have a specific focus on issues that come up for...

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2020 Mar 25

Discussion-Based Sections (Humanities and Social Sciences)

10:00am to 11:00am

Led by Pamela Pollock and/or Sarah Emory and Rebecca Brown, Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning

Join this session to explore remote teaching resources together, have a chance to raise questions and hear ideas from other TFs, and try out the features of Zoom to see what your students will experience when you teach. This session will have a specific focus on issues that come up in discussion-based sections. We hope the session will help you feel more comfortable using online resources and teaching via Zoom.

2020 Mar 20

Discussion-based Sections (Humanities and Social Sciences)

3:00pm to 4:00pm

Led by Pamela Pollock and/or Sarah Emory and Rebecca Brown, Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning

Join this session to explore remote teaching resources together, have a chance to raise questions and hear ideas from other TFs, and try out the features of Zoom to see what your students will experience when you teach. This session will have a specific focus on issues that come up in discussion-based sections. We hope the session will help you feel more comfortable using online resources and teaching via Zoom.

2020 Mar 25

General Section Advice

9:00am to 10:00am

Led by Pamela Pollock and/or Sarah Emory and Rebecca Brown, Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning

Join this session to explore remote teaching resources together, have a chance to raise questions and hear ideas from other TFs, and try out the features of Zoom to see what your students will experience when you teach. We hope the session will help you feel more comfortable using online resources and teaching via Zoom.

2020 Mar 23

General Section Advice

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Led by Pamela Pollock and/or Sarah Emory and Rebecca Brown, Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning

Join this session to explore remote teaching resources together, have a chance to raise questions and hear ideas from other TFs, and try out the features of Zoom to see what your students will experience when you teach. We hope the session will help you feel more comfortable using online resources and teaching via Zoom.

2020 Mar 23

General Section Advice

10:00am to 11:00am

Led by Pamela Pollock and/or Sarah Emory and Rebecca Brown, Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning

Join this session to explore remote teaching resources together, have a chance to raise questions and hear ideas from other TFs, and try out the features of Zoom to see what your students will experience when you teach. We hope the session will help you feel more comfortable using online resources and teaching via Zoom.

2020 Mar 19

General Section Advice

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Led by Pamela Pollock and/or Sarah Emory and Rebecca Brown, Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning

Join this session to explore remote teaching resources together, have a chance to raise questions and hear ideas from other TFs, and try out the features of Zoom to see what your students will experience when you teach. We hope the session will help you feel more comfortable using online resources and teaching via Zoom.

2020 Mar 18

General Section Advice

2:00pm

 

Led by Pamela Pollock and/or Sarah Emory and Rebecca Brown, Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning

Join this session to explore remote teaching resources together, have a chance to raise questions and hear ideas from other TFs, and try out the features of Zoom to see what your students will experience when you teach. We hope the session will help you feel more comfortable using online resources and teaching via Zoom.

 

 

2020 Apr 14

Online Writing Assignments with Scalar

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

https://harvard.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcqf-itpz0uwvrL0vc6VTKb8KzVFrDm3g

Introducing multimedia assignments into a class for the first time can seem intimidating. In this workshop, we will help you remediate an existing assignment in Scalar, a free, open source authoring and publishing platform designed to make it easy for authors and instructors to create born-digital scholarship online. Scalar enables users to assemble media from multiple sources and juxtapose them with their own writing in a variety of ways, with minimal technical expertise required.

In this workshop, we will help you:...

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2020 Mar 30

Community Check-in: Connect and Chat

Repeats every week every Monday until Fri May 01 2020 .
3:00pm to 4:00pm

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The Professional Communication Program for International Teachers and Scholars is hosting an online venue to maintain the Bok Center values of community and collaboration during these unusual times, and to be an open space for international graduate students to talk with others in English. Drop by a chatroom on Mondays from 3:00-4:00 pm or on Fridays from 12:00-1:00 pm to connect with other graduate students and undergraduates in the Bok Center community, talk and meet with new people, and build connections!...

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2020 Apr 06

Teaching Languages

3:00pm to 4:00pm

Led by Sarah Emory and Pamela Pollock 

What tools are you using for remote language instruction? Talk with fellow language teachers about the challenges and successes of moving your language classroom online. 

TF Roundtables are hour-long community-focused sessions, where TFs can come together and share experiences navigating all the new challenges of being a remote TF. Bok Center leaders will kick off the sessions with key ideas and best practices, and will encourage participants to share activities they want to try out, get and give advice, and...

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